With a variety of art and design exhibitions, art-house feature films and talks, the Barbican Curve Gallery is a must for anyone with a love of the arts.
There’s so much to see and do at this iconic venue which has itself divided opinion due to its stark structure and architecture, it can be hard to know where to start. Read on to discover what’s coming up at the Barbican Curve Gallery and the best way of getting there from our Montcalm London city hotel.
Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde
Available at the Barbican Curve Gallery until 27th January 2019, the Modern Couples exhibition explores the role of relationships and creativity.
It showcases works in paintings, photography, literature and sculpture, so there’s plenty to experience during your visit.
Each piece celebrates the role of relationships in their creation, regardless of if they are life-long or fleeting obsessions of the artist. Browse the collection that features famous artists such as Dora Maar & Pablo Picasso; Salvador Dalí & Federico García Lorca; Camille Claudel & Auguste Rodin; Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera; Emilie Flöge & Gustav Klimt during your visit to discover how their relationships translated into their artwork.
This is an especially poignant exhibition for couples, so why not enjoy as part of a romantic break at our Montcalm London city hotel?
Francis Upritchard: Wetwang Slack
New Zealand born artist Francis Upritchard is exhibiting his latest figurative sculpture, ceramics and glassblowing at the Barbican Curve Gallery up until 6th of January 2019, so there's plenty of time to take advantage of our London hotels special offers and enjoy a break away to see this collection of vibrant pieces.
Using a variety of different materials and colours, visitors to the Wewang Slack exhibition will enjoy an array of archetypal figures in varying sizes from medieval knights to meditating hippies, painted in monochromatic or distinct patterns and decorated with bespoke garments and objects.
Daria Martin: Tonight the World
If you’re looking for an engaging exhibition but can’t get away to London until the New Year, then book one of our London hotels special offers and head over to the Barbican Curve Gallery from the 31st January 2019 to enjoy the Tonight the World exhibition from Daria Martin.
Through atmospheric film and gaming technology, the artist calls upon the dream diaries her grandmother kept over a period of 35 years to offer an intimate and ethereal experience with a difference.
How to get there
If any of the above events have piqued your interest, then the good news is that reaching the Barbican Curve Gallery from the Montcalm London city hotel is very simple.
Just a nine-minute stroll away from the hotel, you can easily reach the venue on foot or if your feet are feeling a little tired from exploring everything the Barbican has to offer, then just jump into one of London's many black cabs for a five-minute taxi ride back to your room.